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. >> reporter: fixing the uc budget. the high-tech way the state says it can reach more students. >>> another cold morning. but ktvu meteorologist mark tamayo will be here to tell you about warmer temperatures and your weekend forecast. >>> health information of your favorite san francisco restaurant will soon be easier to access in a new announcement from the mayor. Ñç5xñóÑmñz?cç?çÑkÑkÑe- >>> the third and final way of the uc regents meeting is underway. sal castanedo is live to explain the big focus of the meeting today. good afternoon, sal. >> reporter: good afternoon, tori. this is the last day. and one of the ideas that has emerged from the meeting is starting more online education. 10% of the general education requirements in the future could be set up on some online academy that the university is using here wants to set up. governor jerry brown, a regent himself and a graduate of uc berkeley says he likes the idea and has submitted -- committed $10 million from the state budget to help the university add more online courses. >> we have to get out of our comfort zone and look
. >> governor brown is scheduled to attend the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. the "los angeles times" reports he. push for more teaching and less research at the campuses and the governor also wants more online courses to save money and increase class offering. in the budget proposal last week, he increased money for both the uc and california state systems by $250 million each. >> oakland public safety commission has voted to recommend a contract to hire a police consultant. the commission meeting drew a huge crowd and many people were angry over the mention of former los angeles and new york police chief as the consultant. he favors the stop-and-frisk technique where police stop anyone who is suspicious. some call that another form of racial profiling. oakland police chief jordan says there is more to him that stop and frisk. >> part of the success in new york and los angeles was based on community partnership. that is something we are in support of. >> the safety commission did not specifically recommend the cons
at the uc- berkeley school. ever since then, i fell in love with what a wonderful area the bay area is. >> what motivated your interest in politics? supervisor chu: to be frank, i never saw myself in an elected position at all. i had grown up in southern california, and during the first day of the los angeles riots, my parents had their cars stolen at gunpoint. they were left out and had to pay someone $100 to get back to chinatown. it really influenced me. we had a restaurant at the time, and at the time, we were always worried, watching the news, to see whether or not the restaurant would be looted, whether or not it would go up in fire. that was something that was a big concern and worry for my family at the time. i remember thinking even at that age how important it was to consider what the economics were in communities, whether people had or felt that they had opportunities or did not have opportunities, and what role it was that government played in those outcomes. that is what really put me on the path to public policy. so i pursued public policy both at occidental college, wher
down. he plans to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. he said the prior 18 months brought a state of taxing health issues. though these challenges have been largely overcome, i feel it is time to make a change in my professional lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for 2013 marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend the university of california next fall. that's a 10.7% increase over last fall. the largest increase is at uc santa cruz with a 16.9% jump in freshmen applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest increase at 9.7%. it is 5:36. -- jack donated an nintendo wii to the burn unit. he got help from the burn foundation which facilitated the fundraising. the 13-year-old said the wii can help burn victims recover from their injuries. >> it helps them stretch and recover from -- if they don't stretch they can cringe up and it's not good. so this helps them have fun and also recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1,500.00 to buy the wii and other items. he said he came
to return to teaching law at u.c. berkeley. in a written statement he said the prior 18 months brought a spate of taxing health issues though the challenges have been largely overcome, it's time to make a change in my profl lifestyle. he did not elaborate on his health problems. >>> the number of freshman applicants to attend the system for the 2013 ool year marks a record high. nearly 175,000 students have applied to attend a university of california school next fall. that is a 10.7% increase over last fall. largest increase is at u.c. santa cruz with 16.9% jump for applicants. u.c. berkeley saw the smallest with 9.7%. >> a 13-year-old boy scout is teaching up with san jose firefighters to help make a difference for burn victims. yesterday afternoon, he donated a nintendo wii and other supplies to the valley medical center burn unit. he received help from the foundation that facilitated it. >> to recover from a fatal, this helps them have sun and recover at the same time. >> jack raised more than $1500 to buy the stuff. he says he came up with the idea for the scouting project because
the next chief of staff is likely to be dennis mcdone mcdonogh. he would replace jack lew. >>> uc students say they will be at the regents' meeting this morning to petition lifting caps on health benefits. and jerry bro unwill be there -- jerry brown will be there. a group of students calling for uc to eliminate the cap as called for in president obama a.m. healthcare overhaul. currently, the plan has a lifetime coverage cap of $had00 -- of $400,000. a student group says that's not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >>> in ireland and britain, an irish meat processor now recalling 10 million burgers. investigators found one burger out of 27 contained 29% horse meat. >> we're told what the label says and then there's also things not there. it's a bit worrying, isn't it? how much can you trust? >> it's also possible not to -- not to want to end the climate, some have cut corners and horse meat has been supplied. >> authorities say the horse meat is not a danger to the public. >>> 7:21. warmer weather ahead. but what about rain? up next, meteorologist steve paulson will tell us if he
for both uc and cal state university by $250 million each, less than asked for but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. if they want more funding in the future, he said they will need to do as he says. >> president obama in five hours will unveil a plan to deal with gun violence. a peninsula congresswoman took part in vice president biden's task force saying that the president will ask for renewal of i salt weapons ban, a ban on high capacity magazine clips and mandatory background checks for anyone who buys weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> do we want an environment where we hear in this country, not so much in california, but in the country, where 40 percent of the guns that are purchased do not have criminal background checks in. >> the focus should be on the behaviors of the individual who committed the crime not on the focus on behaviors of the individual who have not committed crimes. >> the n.r.a. is calling the president a hypocrite releasing a video that not supporting the arming of school employees when his children have their own armed guards at school. >> we a
at uc hastings. the professor is a leading expert in the field of civil procedure of legal ethics and is good at asking questions. it is my pleasure to introduce our very special guest, stephen zack, president of the american bar association. with nearly 400,000 members, it is the largest volunteer professional membership organization in the world. mr. zack is the first hispanic american to serve as the president and the second to be born abroad. he was only 14 when his family emigrated from cuba under harrowing circumstances, including last minute detention by the secret police. he made it here. in two lines -- and two lines come to mind when i think of him. "this is my country, land of my choice. this is my country, here i found voice." what a voice it is. he earned his aba at the university of florida and he is now in their hall of fame. he is a partner in the miami office of the national law firm. his clients range from former vice president al gore to philip morris, to the national geographic society, and he is listed in the 2011 edition of the best lawyers in america. his cr
a business model. >> reporter: governor brown is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some ve
is scheduled to attend tomorrow's meeting of the uc board of regents to hear a detailed presentation of ucs online education program. at san jose state university, rob roth, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> the adventures of former software mogul john mcaffe may be coming to a theater near you. warner brothers has picked up the rights to john mcafee's last stand. he had fled from belize to guatemala to avoid questioning in a murder case. and mcafee has recently moved to oregon. >>> kaepernick is sure making a name for hymn. he now is on the cover of sports illustrated check that out. at least he's on the west coast version. kaepernick ran for 289 yards and two touchdowns. joe flacco is on the cover of the east coast version of sports illustrated. and we have you covered for the sunday game. at 9:30 a.m. we have the championship play book, followed by nfc championship chase, at 11:00 a.m. fox nfl sunday and 12:00 it's the game and after the game it's the point after. >>> houseboats making way for apartments. >> it is warming up a little bit. some very large wind h >>> new details now on lance armst
francisco today at uc and will talk about the priorities he wants to see in the system. "los angeles times" reports brown will push for more teaching and less research at university of california campuses and wants more online courses to save money and increase class offerings. in the budget preliminary last week, he increased money for both the uc and cal state university systems by $250 million each less than requested but enough to avert tuition hikes in the fall. the governor said if they want more funding in the future they need to do as he asks. >> employees at oakland unified school district forced to move because of a flood will not be back any time soon after equipment was damaged. workers are displaced at least through the spring. they are looking at the structural stability of the building of the it will take up to ten wokes. the flood was caused by someone leaving a tap on in a custodian clots it. >> drives along the great highway in san francisco notice big improve 349 the next nine months with a little inconvenience in the meantime. traffic is reduced to a single lane in shor
been pressuring the state p uc for years to change what he calls its complacent ways. san bruno pipeline explosion 2010 he's criticized how lacks the companies and how cozyting the cpuc chairman is to the company he regulates. now this. budget discrepancy. >> we don't know if they are going in the right place. we don't know if they are spending more than they should. less than they should. the problem is that it's again our money. they can't account for. >>reporter: cpuc declined to be interviewed fwhu a formal response to the department of finance it basically agreed to almost every finding and promised to correct the problem. audit found that despite discrepancy the commission avoided going into the red in most cases. governor brown pencilled in 20 200,000 dollars more for the cpuc to hire 3 additional budget people to keep the finances in order. in sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> still ahead here tonight on 7 news at 9:00. presidential inauguration. ♪ [ piano playing]. >> you are going to meet several bay area people who will be part of the festivities in washington
it off. >> reporter: in january of 1973, while attending uc berkeley, steve landed his dream job with how let's packard. >> they hire med to design their hand--- they hire med to design their hand-held calculator, and it was the first scientific calculator ever, the wing that changed everything for the world. it cost $400 when it was new. in today's money, what is that, $2,000? so they were very valuable. and then i was working on designing some of the chips that were inside these calculators from hewlett- packard. a real highlight of my life, one of the greatest companies in the world, and i wanted to work there forever, i would be an engineer for life at hewlett- packard. >> luckily for us, that was not the case, steve joshes convinced him to go -- steve jobs convinced him to go into business, and it was a match made in heaven. they debuted the apple 1 at the home brew computer club. a diy gathering for like-minded engineers. it caused a commotion. >> that caused a lot of people to start believing we could have a computer in the home some day, and we were thinking an ugly littl
completing her freshman year at uc berkeley. she's an advocate@lbn to end hun trafficking. >> when we come back at 6:00 the president draws a new line in the sand on america's debt ceiling. what happens if the limit isn't lifted? who will feel it first? >> a gun buy back. it's not just weapons they're after. a poll revealing hows&á america feels about gun control. >> and the internet hero who took his life in the middle of a new campaign for social justice, online. stay with us. the ne hmm, it says here that cheerios helps lower cholesterol as part of a heart healthy diet. that's true. ...but you still have to go to the gym. ♪ the one and only, cheerios ...and now... you! [ giggles ] ♪ the one and only, cheerios >>> president obama insists he will not negotiate with white house rinz over the debt keeling and says the full faith and credit of the united states will not be a bargaining chip. abc 7 news mark matthews is here with the challenge that the president is facing on this. >> the president says concept understand.jjw that is not what we found and the challenge facing the presiden
in which the university of california system will consider expanding it's online offerings. uc spent $4 million to market the idea only one person wasn't a student has signed up for any of the 14 courses. >> san francisco festival goers should expect a change incoming months because this afternoon, the board approved a ban on smoking in outdoor festivals and parades. but don't expect ples tov!jm@3 patrol events. promoters will be responsible for informing people of the ban. if it gets approval it could take part for the new year's parade. >> there is a new proposal to change the name of san francisco international airport to honor harvey milk. later this year, voters in san francisco could have the final call. abc 7 news is live at sfo with the story for us. >> carolyn, the supervisors would still, and a majority have to sign off on this. if that happens, then, it will go before voters in november. supervisor harvey milk was the first openly gay politician in california now could be the first gaykço' person to have an airport named in his honor. >> this is the time when the city like
. this by the way is the second day at the uc. if missing bay campus -- mission bay campus and it is called for in president barack obama's obama care overhaul. right now it has a lifetime cap of $400,000 and it is not enough to cover a serious chronic illness. >> let's look at the commune this morning. >> we are looking at some of the roads. it is early because this is a look at 880 westbound driving out to the mcarthur maze and no major problem going westbound into the city and it should not be a problem in any of those lanes getting into the city. and getting up to highway 17, that traffic is moving well getting into downtown san jose. let's go to steve. >>> well, we have mostly clear skies although patchy fog and i mean there are some mid-40s so the fog once that develops inland, it could be tough ones you get it and bay and inland temperatures will and inland temperatures stay the same maybe creep up a couple of degrees and they will warm up with that offshore breeze and it is stronger for most but we have a little bit of haze around the edges and temperatures, 28 in concord, walnut cr
. >>> new this morning, the costs to go to a uc campus won't likely go up next year. uc administrators announced yesterday that governor jerry brown's budget plan appears to provide enough funding to avoid an increase. brown's budget proposal includes an additional $250 million for the uc system. the amount is less than the uc requested, but probably enough to avoid an increase. >>> meanwhile, the brentwood school district may expand a program that puts ipads in elementary schools. officials are looking at expanding the program out to all the district's fourth graders. fourth grade was selected because of larger class sizes and the ability for students to learn independently. officials will hold a meeting january 23rd at edna middle school to determine interest level. >>> mcdonald's is trying something new with its happy meals in england. the fast food chain is pledging to distribute 15 million books instead of toys over the next two years. the program is called the happy readers initiative. the books are nonfiction and explore things like space and marine life. no word if the concept
to be a writer, and so when i transferred from pasadena college, went to uc santa cruz to study creative writing, and that's where i began to write high first novel when i was a junior. .. consider the respect that immigration will have been her family. because i think a lot of times they don't think about it that way. they think about the possibilities they will find here. but sometimes, you know, immigrants when you're trying ty save their family sometimes ther end up destroying their families because of that separation is veryer devastating and the famit especially the family that stays behind. they go through so h manye hardships i definitely don't discourage anyone from immigrating because, unfortunately, immigration is a necessity, it's not a choice. so i'm not, i'm not discouraging anybody. but i would like for them to consider how it's going to impact their family. and then the immigrants that are already here, i would really love for them to think about, you know, the sacrifices that their families have made, um, and can i want them to take advantage of -- and i want them to take advan
, there are answers. professors at uc berkeley gathered detailed traffic information yet. here is what they found. the traffic is the worst in southeast san jose, hayward, san ramone and san rafael. they looked at issues and they i the have the answer you don't know where traffic comes from. it's like you don't see an accident or anything. it's just bad. >> they believe this happens because people from out lying neighborhoods come together like a river, causing congestion in random times for others on the freeway. this, researchers believe will help them target ask try to somehow fix, the problem areas. >> there are smart people figuring it ut. >> this research will help them use what we have more efficiently. that could mean more metering lice for those feeder neighborhoods. and or advising commuters to leave at different times. >> anything with more lights, please? up next, companies always making the next big thing. >> is it too much for us? >> americans love their gadgets. manufacturers and retailers getting worried about consumer fatigue. i'm david louie. we'll have the story coming up. >> i
it could be months to determine the try cause of the crash. >> governor brown is at the uc board of regents meeting in san francisco for a said day to discuss the budget and the impact on the system. he wants regents to keep further tuition or fee increases off the agenda saying university of california schools get plenty of financial help from taxpayers after voteers approved proposition 30. he wants more students accepted from the california community colleges. >> san francisco law banning public nudity goes into effect next month and is challenged today in federal court. a lawsuit filed by four nudists in november seeks an injunction based on constitutional rights. city attorney will argue on behalf of the ordinance at the u.s. district court in san francisco. the attorney arguing for the plaintiff wants it to apply to ought nudists not just the four that filed suit. >> notre dame officials could hold a news conference on the shocking story of the national college football star who claim tons the victim of a terrible hoax. an investigation is underway whether manti te'o is the victim or
? ambassador chris stevens and flee others were killed. stevens grew up in the bay area and graduated from uc berkeley. hillary clinton was scheduled to testify last in but an illness, followed by a concussion and a blood clot forced her to postpone the appearance. >> it is coming up on 5:38. >> when we drove in we did not encounter any sprinkles but if those coming in and working more normal hours, maybe... >> do i hear a wistfulness when you say "normal hours." >> live doppler 7 hd from the last few hours shows the moisture plume developing over the ocean. we have only had a few sprinkles so far. how much warmer today than this time yesterday, four degrees warmer in san francisco, and 17 degrees warmer in napa, and ten degrees warmer in half moon bay, so we are in the mid-40's to low 50's, a frost-free morning. sprinkles through the 7:00 hour with low-to-upper 40's and rain developed by noon and low-to-mid 50's and wet weather gear in the afternoon. mid-to-upper 50's and the rain will taper to scattered light showers during the evening hours, and upper 40's to mid-50's. tomorrow we will hav
haven't since i went off to college. when i went to uc santa cruz, they didn't have marching bands, so i didn't have anything. then i discovered a bunch of other things. i got into dance and film and video and all these other things that i was doing. and i really missed the saxophone and i wanted to get back into playing. one of my teachers pulled me aside one day. she said, it's very good if you are creative you love to explore and learn new things. but you need to choose one thing that you want to focus on, because otherwise you will be a jack of all trades. and i went home that day and i thought about it. i thought, what is it that i cannot live without? and that's when i decided that writing was the one thing i could not live without. and i gave up everything else and i just focus on my writing. >> host: you are an award-winning novelist. your first book, "across a hundred mountains", one such a great award. and this book, "the distance between us", is an extremely personal memoir. >> guest: that's right, that's the only way i know how to write books. even though it's fiction, it is
uses the same exams in every particular course. scott carroll and james west, professors as uc davis and the air toast academy, exploited this elegant arrangement to answer one of the most important questions in higher education. which professors are most effective? you're all getting students that look leak -- like each other, same tests. who is doing a good job? the professors with less experience and fewer degrees from fancy universities. these professors have students who typically do better on the standardized exams for the introductory courses and get better student evaluations for their courses. clearly these young, motivated ininstructors are more committed to their teaching than the old crusty guys with ph.ds from places like harvard. the old guys must be using the same yellowing notes they used in 1978. probably think power point is an energy drink, except they don't know what an energy drink is, either. obviously the data tell us we should fire these old college jerries or let them retire gracefully. but hold on. don't fire anybody yet. the air force academy study had anot
prometa's promotion. he's a professor of medicine at uc san francisco and senior scientist at the addiction pharmacology lab at the california pacific medical center. he tests therapies for the national institute on drug abuse. >> you don't think there's anything special about this combination of drugs? >> so far, the evidence would suggest no. >> mendelson says none of the drugs used in prometa appears to affect addiction. >> terren peizer says he wants to make prometa the standard of care. >> that is his goal. he wants to be-- he wants to make it the standard without any evidence. and he's spending money to recruit the treaters and to recruit the insurance payers, but not to prove that the treatment works. >> proving that it works would require what scientists call a double blind placebo controlled study. that's a human trial in which half the patients get a placebo, or sugar pill, and neither the doctors nor the patients know who got the real drugs until the end. peizer went to market without that kind of study and without asking the fda to approve his methods or his mar
at uc santa cruz raising questions about how big our galaxy really is. they think it may be half as big as other scientists say it is. they are basing that on how slowly the stars of the outer milky way are moving. they say that's one way to measure the size of thal galaxy. they -- of the galaxy. >> smart people. >> i know. >>> also really smart is sal. are we still at the peak hour, sal? >> yeah, we are. this is between 7:00, 7:30, 7:45. that's when we have the most traffic. we're seeing some of that right now as we look at 237 shing -- seeing some slow traffic there, continuing all the way out to 101. most mostly slow traffic. the morning commute will be busy if you are at the toll plaza. westbound once on the bridge looks good. if you are driving on the south bay commute, northbound 87, that crash near 280 has been moved to the shoulder but 280 itself is slow from about 87 to cupertino, let's go to steve. >>> thank you, sal. a very cold morning. a lot of 20s from lake county to the santa cruz mountains. some higher clouds coming in. beautiful sunrise. i think the damage is done here.
the last few years. >> the total average cost of a uc school is now $31,000 a year. state schools are up to $23,000. >> tori, that's a lot of money. >> that's not cheap. >> that's a lot of money. >>> 7:36. sal is coming back. sal, would you say this is the peak of the commute? >> i would say so. as a matter of fact, right now, we do have the traffic getting busy on all levels, almost everywhere you look here. let's start off and take a look at 237. you can see some stop and go traffic, crossing 880 continuing on to 101. you will see slow traffic at the mantague expressway. not a lot of accidents but just a lot of slowing throughout the south bay. moving along and taking a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we have a 15, 20-minute delay as you drive through. we've been keeping an eye on the livermore valley this morning. it's butcy. we have the maps to show you -- busy. we have the maps to show you that the maps, 680 and 84, i should say, are very slow trying to get down. we've had a couple of minor incidents. if you drive on 680 in pleasanton, give yourself extra time. let's go to steve.
other drivers heading north. researchers from uc berkeley tracked more than 350,000 drivers using cell phone and gps devices and found if 1% of drivers would cancel their trips, traffic would drop by 14%. that means 8 minutes would be saved per hour. traffic ends up congesting quickly once the road's capacity is increased which is why researchers say one small change could make an impact. some drivers are skeptical. >> i don't think there will be a easy fix. i don't think there's a reverse commute anymore because there's people commuting from down here to where i live and then there's people commuting from where i live to down here. it's a hot mess. >> reporter: researchers say the study's findses are significant and could be -- findings are significant and could be helpful. caltrans and others in the industry are studying survey to see if they can install lights at freeway ramps to help space out traffic. you are looking at a live picture of the northbound lanes of 101 where traffic seems to be flowing okay. the southbound lanes are pretty clear. that's the picture out here right now.
. >>> chemical engineers at u.c. burkery are making -- burkely are making big strides in creating an alternate fuel. a concoction once used to make explosives is being engineered to make a cleaner biofuel. berkley scientists say it could eventually replace gasoline. according to the chronicle, the biofuel used as -- uses fermented crop t. could take another five years for the fuel to be ready to be sold to the public. >>> the first new version of the corvette was unveiled in nine years. the stingray name is brought back and the v8 engine but g.m. says all that power will be super efficient. the newcomer vet is expected to get between 26 and 30 miles per gallon, better than the 16mpg is gets now. it will be in showrooms this fall but no sticker price has been revealed yet grz time 7:19. new this morning from somali, a somali militant group posted photos of what appears to be a dead french soldier. that's after a failed rescue attempt by french forces on friday. the french troops launched an attack on a compound in somali why a french intelligence agent was believed to be held hostage. a french
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